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Home Sightings

Sightings

Iain Crawford

Monday, 03 September 2018

Llanbadoc

Main Sighting: Goosander
One redhead goosander, five mallards, t3n Canada's, one mute swan.
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Roger Price

Monday, 03 September 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Various
On the morning tide: 154 Ringed Plover,250 Dunlin,120 Redshank,1 Greenshank,10 knot, 10 Blacktailed Godwit, 1 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel,10 Pintail, Cormorant, Heron, Lgrt, flock of c.100 Swallows west beneath rain cloud.
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Andrew Strong Dan Webb

Monday, 03 September 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Dunlin red flag on leg
A dunlin with red flag seen on 28th July at Goldcliff has been identified as ringed at Villaviciosa, Spain (southern coast of Bay of Biscay) in May 2018, on its way north, and was seen at Titchwell Norfolk at the beginning of July, on its way south.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Sunday, 02 September 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Common Sandpiper
Further to Roger's sightings: we stayed on for the ebbing tide where we saw a Common Sandpiper feeding on the mud flats with other waders. Others: Shelduck 240 Pintail 6 Spotted Redshank (heard) Ringed Plover 140 Yellow Wagtail 4 Blackcap 1 Wheatear 1. Small Copper 10 Common Blue 1
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Iain Crawford

Saturday, 01 September 2018

Trellech Beacon

Main Sighting: Stonechat
Juvenile stonechat, gsw, green woodpecker, ten swallows, wren, two ravens, juv Willow warbler
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Dan Webb/Andrew Strong/Blair Jones

Sunday, 02 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
2 curlew sand (1 transitional plumage adult and 1 juv), 1 juv sanderling, 2 knot, 1 sp turnstone, 1 juv golden plover, 3 greenshank, 2 juv ruff, c180 dunlin, c120 ringed plover, first 4 wigeon of the Autumn, 34 shoveler, 108 teal, 73 shelduck, 2 sparrowhawks, juv red kite, kestrel, Blair saw a hobby, 8 white wags, 20 yellow wags, 2 wheatears, 1 willow warbler, 1 sedge warbler, 2 chiffs and small passage of swallows and house martins
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Roger Price

Sunday, 02 September 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Bar Tailed Godwit
Morning tide with light southerly breeze: a flock of 40-50 Swallows headed off across the Bristol Channel towards Somerset taking advantage of the wind conditions. 2 Bar Tailed Godwit, 8 Blacktailed Godwit (NG), 3 Knot (NG), 4 Turnstone, 40+ ringed Plover, 40+ Dunlin, 120+ Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Pintail, 2 Heron, 1 Lgrt, 2 Cormorant, a white chested Buzzard, remains of a Barn Owl (NG).
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Allan Dowson/Brian Thomas

Saturday, 01 September 2018

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
1-Curlew Sandpiper with Dunlins and Ringed Plovers from 1st. hide.11h30
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Blair Jones

Friday, 31 August 2018

Goldlciff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Yellow Wagatail Flocks
Visited again this evening. The Yellow Wagatils were all over the Seawall and surrounding area. I estimate conservatively at 40+. Other sightings - 40 + Starlings, 4+ Wheatears, 30 + Goldfinches in a flock. Pied Wagatails, 3 x Ravens and 4 x Carrion Crows. Shoverlers and Mallards growing in number on lagoon 1 with the Teals still around. Out on the mudflats 20+ Oystercatchers, 60 + Black Tailed Godwits with 11 Red Knots in with them. Flock of Dunlins and Common Ringed Plover out on the mud. Curlews remain in large numbers and again came into the mudflats in big flocks as the sun went down.
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Chris + Trees Stone

Friday, 31 August 2018

Sudbrook

Main Sighting: Greenshank
Heard calling from garden in Sudbrook am
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